Simpson official to make welterweight debut vs. Fitch

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Aaron Simpson’s rumored drop to welterweight has become reality. The former middleweight revealed yesterday that he will fight longtime 170-pound standout Jon Fitch at UFC on Fuel TV 4.

Simpson confirmed the July 11 booking yesterday on his official Twitter feed. “A-Train” also verified that his fight with Fitch will be featured on the event’s main card, which will be headlined by a middleweight confrontation between Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman. UFC on Fuel TV 4 takes place at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif.

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